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Masroor Rock Cut Temples

masroor rock cut temple
masroor rock cut temple

Masroor village located in approximately in following co-ordinates ( 32° 4′ 22.87″ N 76° 8′ 14.87″ E ) is another point of interest neighboring Triund Hill and which houses 15 temples chiseled out of a hill rock-mass made up of Siwalik sedimentary rocks such as Sand stone, Silt stone and Clay stone since 8th century.

These temples are believed to be built during the period of Pandavs in exile and their visit to Himalayan region of Kangra. Monumental temples of Masrur are of Indo-Aryan style with affluent and creative sculptural decoration of that period and are almost similar to the rock cut temples of Ellora and Mahabalipuram. For complete detail go to Neighborhood page of Triundhill.com

 

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